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September 2019
Feature Story

She’s Got Reading on the Brain

Assistant Professor Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus’ lab is equipped with a state-of-the-art electroencephalogram (EEG) and a waiting room strewn with dolls, crayons, and toys. The toys make young children feel comfortable; the EEG assesses whether those same kids are bound for reading difficulties.

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Food illustration

Feature Story
Feed the World

Crickets, algae, and plant-based “meat” cranked out by a 3D printer? “Mouthwatering” may not be the adjective that comes to mind, but these nutrient-rich items could present a global solution to an impending food crisis. Read full story »

Associate Professor Lilac Amirav, Schulich Faculty of Chemistry at the Technion.

Technion Ingenuity
Power Women

Scientists struggling to perfect an efficient way to produce hydrogen might feel an understandable touch of envy as they look out the window and see those low-tech trees and plants doing the trick with such ease. Read full story »

Former Technion president Peretz Lavie listening in at a campus event

Farewell, President Peretz Lavie

Technion President Peretz Lavie shaped the university for a decade using his signature wisdom, grace, and humor to accomplish big goals. With his tenure coming to an end, American Technion Society's CEO, Michael Waxman-Lenz, sat down with him to reflect on the past and look forward to the future.

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Technion professor Shai Shen-Orr and researchers in a Technion lab

Technion Ingenuity
Israel’s Future: Attracting the Best and the Brightest

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IDF soldiers behind a barrier looking through binoculars

Israel’s Security
An Update on Defense and Security Technology

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2019

Board of Governors Highlights

iTechnion: identify, invent, and inspire was the theme of the recent Board of Governors (BOG) meeting. And there was plenty of “i” to go around! Identified for their commitment and generosity to the Technion, several supporters were awarded honorary degrees. Faculty members were recognized for their ingenious inventions. And the five-day event, from June 15–19, offered inspiring discussions on topics ranging from STEM education to the future of Israeli high-tech.

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Overhead view of different lunch food items

Feed the World
No Fat, No Gluten, No Problem!

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Eric and Jamie Gertler

Donor Spotlight
Why AI? With Donors Eric and Jamie Gertler

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ATS donor, George Elbaum.

Donor Spotlight
Dr. George Elbaum Leads by Example

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